Beaming from the release of The Symbolic Yellow diamond, Symbolic & Chase will also offer plenty of other ogle-worthy jewels at Masterpiece London, including collectible signed vintage pieces as well as cutting edge creations by contemporary designers SABBA and Carnet.
Here are a number of highlights from Symbolic & Chase worth talking about at Masterpiece:
An Important Ruby and Diamond Bangle-Bracelet, by Boucheron, circa 1935.
Van Cleef & Arpels Coral, Amethyst and Diamond Sautoir Necklace (left) & Van Cleef & Arpels Chrysoprase, Coral and Diamond Sautoir (right)
A Rare Diamond-Set Demi-Parure by Paul Flato. Realistically designed as a bunch of grapes, the voluminous cascade of articulated berries each set with a central brilliant-cut diamond within a surround of pavé-set stones, suspended from an openwork foliate design with with circular-cut diamonds, embellished with platinum tendrils, 1930s, together with a pair of articulated ear clips en suite. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Formerly from the collection of Gloria Vanderbilt.
Two Yellow Gold, Lapis Lazuli and Diamond Brooches by René Boivin. Each designed as two entwined stylised dolphins, one in yellow gold embellished with scale motifs, the other in lapis lazuli, each accented with a diamond eye, 1957 and 1948, signed Rene Boivin, maker’s mark, French assay marks for gold. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity by Françoise Cailles.
An Angel Skin Coral and Diamond ‘Serpenti’ Watch Bracelet by Bulgari. The articulated yellow gold body applied with angel skin coral scales, the head accented with marquise-shaped diamond eyes, the tail embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds, head opening to reveal a Jaeger Le Coultre watch, signed BVLGARI, made in Italy by Illario, early 1960s. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
A Cabochon Ruby and Diamond ‘Têtes Décalées’ Ring by Cartier. Designed as three graduated bombé bands pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, each band set with a cabochon ruby, 1950s, signed Cartier Paris and numbered 64035, French assay marks for gold and platinum.
Cutting Edge Contemporary
A Pair of Diamond Ear Pendants by SABBA. Each designed as an articulated line of brilliant-cut diamond-set sections, signed SABBA, mounted in platinum.
A Shield-Shaped Amethyst and Diamond Ring by SABBA. Designed as a shield-shaped amethyst, cushioned within a graduated domed platinum band set with lines of brilliant-cut diamonds, lined to the inside with yellow gold, signed SABBA, 2013. Size L.
A Pair of Pink Spinel and Diamond Ear Clips by SABBA. Each designed as an undulating horizontal line of circular-cut pink spinels, embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds, signed SABBA PARIS, 2015
An Impressive Purple Sapphire, Garnet, Jade and Diamond Necklace by Carnet. Designed as an undulating articulated bib, composed of swags of lavender-, ice-, green- and honey-coloured jade gourds embellished with titanium-set green garnets and purple sapphires, pear- and round-shaped rose-cut diamonds and brilliant-cut diamond accents, Carnet.
A Spinel and Diamond ‘Royal Romance’ Ring by Carnet. Designed as a central rectangular-shaped fancy-cut orangy-pink spinel weighing 5.27 carats, within a wide tapering pale blue titanium band pavé-set to the shoulders with brilliant-cut diamonds embellished with brilliant-cut spinel accents, the gallery set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in titanium and white gold, signed Carnet.
A Pair of Spinel and Diamond ‘Pink Perfection’ Ear Pendants by Carnet. Each designed as a drop-shaped pale-blue titanium surmount pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending a graduated articulated line of round rose-cut diamonds alternating with diamond-set rondelles, to an oval-shaped pendant pavé-set to both sides with brilliant-cut diamonds and spinels, set to the centre with a rectangular-shaped natural fancy-cut orange-pink spinel weighing 5.79 and 5.58 carats respectively, mounted in white gold and titanium, signed Carnet
A Pair of Blue Sapphire and Diamond ‘Blue and White Reverie’ Earrings by Carnet. Each designed as an annular drop composed of a titanium base pavé-set with blue sapphires, overlaid with a domed openwork motif set with rose-cut diamonds, mounted in titanium and white gold, signed Carnet.
Symbolic & Chase will be exhibiting at Stand Number C7 at Masterpiece London from June 25 to July 1, 2015.